Essential Report

Illegal downloading

Nov 11, 2014

Q. The Australian Federal Police has said it will use data retention to pursue “illegal downloaders”. Do you support or oppose this use of data retention?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

Aged 18-34

Aged 35-54

Aged 55+

Total support

34%

30%

53%

16%

16%

20%

35%

51%

Total oppose

47%

56%

32%

67%

64%

60%

45%

36%

Strongly support

8%

6%

14%

5%

5%

4%

8%

13%

Support

26%

24%

41%

11%

11%

16%

27%

38%

Oppose

22%

28%

17%

22%

28%

27%

21%

19%

Strongly oppose

25%

28%

15%

45%

36%

33%

24%

17%

Don’t know

18%

15%

14%

18%

21%

20%

20%

13%

34% support using data retention to pursue “illegal downloaders” and 47% oppose.

60% of those aged under 35 oppose while 51% of those aged 55% support.

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